Janette Panhuis, MBA, is the chief operating officer of the Population Health Research Institute, a joint research institute with McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She joined PHRI in 2009 as the director of quality assurance responsible for quality systems and has held the position of COO since 2011. Ms. Panhuis has more than 20 years of pharmaceutical research experience in quality assurance and clinical trial operations. Prior to her QA work, she held roles in both healthcare and research environments, including cardiovascular ICU nursing at Toronto General Hospital, where she progressed to senior management roles before moving into clinical trial project management in industry. She holds a Master of Business Administration from York University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Western Ontario. She has been a member of the CTTI Steering Committee for the last seven years and most recently participated as a team lead for the Investigator Qualification Project. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Network of Networks (N2), a Canadian organization advocating for clinical trial efficiencies.